NOPD searching for suspect in Eastview Drive stabbing

NOPD searching for suspect in Eastview Drive stabbing

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police have identified and are seeking a suspect in an Eastview Drive stabbing.

Just before 11 p.m. on October 23, the suspect arranged a meeting with the victim over social media.

The victim picked up the suspect, near an apartment complex located at the intersection of North Villere Street and Independence streets.

The woman got into the car and the victim drove to their predetermined location. Once there, in the 4800 block of Eastview Drive, the suspect pulled a pocket knife from her jacket and began stabbing the victim.

The victim got out of the car to run for help.

The suspect then tried to drive away in his car.

Neighbors stopped her from leaving in the victim's car. She then fled on foot.

Anyone with information on this suspect or this incident is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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